Snurfle Meiosis and Mitosis Mover

1. Do this first: Mitosis Mover

     You will need to scroll down the page to see the activities.

2. Do this second: Snurfle Meiosis and Genetics

3. Do this third: Snurfle Meiosis and Genetics 2

This picture shows meiosis in sperm cells.

Try Out Geniverse and Save the Dragons!

https://learn.concord.org

Save the dragons!  Use your school Google account to register or sign in. 

Start the Geniverse Lab

For the “Settle the Argument” section, you will need to complete this worksheet Geniverse

You will need a Class Word if you have not yet registered.

Second Period = prepared

Fourth Period = prepared4

Fifth Period = prepared5

Sixth Period = prepared6

 

DNA, GENES, and CODING for PROTEINS

Look at this decoding wheel to decipher the genetic code!

functionfinders-codonwheel

 

If you have already deciphered the genetic code, the information about the different proteins can be found here.

Protein Profiles

 

Sickle Cell Anemia And Why a Bad Gene Is Sometimes Good

  1. Read about Sickle Cell Anemia in the IQWST book Why Do Organisms Look the Way They Do? reading 3.3..

IQWST_Why Do Organisms Look the Way They Do?

2. Then read about why the sickle cell gene still persists even though it causes a deadly disease.

The “Bad” Gene

3. Then read about malaria — a disease caused by a parasite.

https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/malaria

 

Pedigree Practice

DNA From the Beginning

 

Science World Magazine Extra Credit Opportunities!

There are several extra credit opportunities available in the classroom. 

Pick up the worksheets.

Read the Science World articles for the January 14 2019 edition and complete the worksheets. 

Use the password fanjar6557 to log on.

http://www.scienceworld.scholastic.com

 

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